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English Speaking Activists in Cameroon Given Jail Sentences

A military tribunal in Cameroon sentenced seven English speaking detainees to 10 to 15 years in prison in connection with unrest that has paralyzed business in the English speaking zones of the central African state. Among them is radio host Mancho Bibixy, the leader of the so called coffin revolution, who used an open casket in street demonstrations calling for better conditions for the poor. Bibixy was accused of threatening Cameroon’s sovereignty when he appeared in a coffin at a...

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